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This article first appeared in Accounting Today.

Excel-based corporate performance management software provider Vena Solutions made two major announcements at its user conference this year: First up, a library of resources for user, and second, integration with Microsoft Office 365. Continue reading In the News | Vena Solutions introduces resource library, integration with MS Office 365

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A survey says workers would be a lot more productive if the systems they use were more interactive. The solution may already be within reach.

Stop what you’re doing. Close your most recent files and sign out of your usual applications. It’s time to do some group problem-solving, and that means it’s time for all of us to boot up our team collaboration system instead. Continue reading The Immersive Collaboration Tool Everybody’s Already Using

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This article first appeared in Banking Technology

Spreadsheets, say some, should just fade away into the dustbin of innovations’ past, but in my opinion, they might be the best bridge between the “old way” of working and the new.

A couple of years ago, online magazine Backchannel published a surprising article with the headline, “A spreadsheet way of thinking.” It was surprising because Backchannel normally tends to focus on the next-generation of technology, so you certainly wouldn’t expect to see something as “obsolete” as Excel spreadsheets featured. Continue reading A Spreadsheet Way of Thinking: Why the Future of Financial Services Still Lies in Rows and Columns

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Hosted applications were once considered too high risks, but now even the pros are reconsidering their position. 

Over the years, finance leaders have probably gotten used to hearing “no” from the IT department when they asked to have certain kinds of technologies installed. It may come as something of a surprise, therefore, when CFOs begin hearing CIOs say “yes” to the cloud. Continue reading What the Change Towards Security in the Cloud Means for CFOs

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